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Sunday, July 7, 2019


Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Wilson Fire-
       Location: approximately two miles northeast of Hazelton  
       Size: 317 acres
       Containment: 7/7 at 10 p.m.
       Control: 7/8 at 8 p.m.
       Resources: two Boise BLM engines, one Boise BLM dozer, three overhead, three Twin Falls BLM engines, one water tender
       Fuel type: grass, brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering  
       Structures threatened: none
       Cause: lightning

Cool temperatures and higher relative humidity gave crews the upper hand last night, slowing the fire progression. Minimal fire activity and light winds are allowing firefighters to improve containment lines and mop up hot spots.

Cinder Butte Fire
       Location: approximately five miles northeast of Hazelton 
       Size: estimated 39 acres
       Contained: 7/6 at 10 p.m.
       Control: 7/7 at 6 p.m.
       Resources: First Segregation Rural Fire Department, two Twin Falls BLM Fire engines and two single engine air tankers (SEATs)
       Fuel type: grass, brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering
       Structures threatened: none
       Cause: lightning

The fire was contained last night with control time set for today (7/7) at 6 p.m. Resources are continuing to improve containment lines and mop up hot spots.



For More Information,
       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
       208-308-5991
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